I've discovered this year that midwives really do practice between two worlds. Our schooling is structured within a particular culture, one of teachings passed on by grandmothers of the profession but also filled with rigorous scientific method and evidence-based practice. We speak midwifery to our clients but speak traditional obstetrics when we consult. We fiercely protect … Continue reading Between Two Worlds
What is informed choice, really? Is informed choice a myth? Do midwives really offer informed choice?
I know what you're thinking... "great, now this chick is into CrossFit and we're never going to read about anything else on this blog except for midwife WODs..." cue the eye roll and unfollow... but wait! I'm not looking to tell you about how many times I go to the gym or how much I can … Continue reading Surviving Crossfit
How can you midwife yourself? How do you practice self-care?
One thing I wish I had going into NC was a solid tutorial on how to write an Informed Choice Discussion... ICDs are one of the pillars of midwifery and is really where art and science come together beautifully... This is where you can really start to develop your own style as a midwife as … Continue reading How to Write an ICD